The local nonprofit group CUMAC received a $20,000 grant award from NEC Foundation of America for a new security system.
The 1,726-square-foot storefront next to the S&A Store on Main Street is being renovated to house the downtown Paterson branch of M&T Bank. Construction is slated to start in the fall to convert the retail space at 162 Main Street into a bank branch.
The New York State manufacturer of more than 3,000 different liquid and dry chemical products has been approved for $4.78 million in state tax breaks to relocate its operation from Glendale to an industrial building in Paterson, according to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA).
The city celebrated the completion of a large commercial development project on Main Street called 1010 South Paterson Plaza on Sunday afternoon. The entirely commercial plaza has 27,000 square feet of space housing 10 retail shops on the bottom floor and 12 large office spaces on the upper floor, according to real estate developer Yassin…
Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration has presented an ordinance to the city council seeking to impose early closing hours on liquor businesses that sell package goods.
The state issued violations to 15 businesses, including 5 in Paterson, for allegedly failing to disclose preparation and handling of halal food leading up to the holy month of Ramadan. Majority of those businesses are now in compliance, according to the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
The city received a favorable decision from an administrative law judge last week in its long drawn-out dispute with liquor business owners over the business curfew ordinance that forces establishments in high crime areas to close at midnight.